The Kem (Russian: Кемь, Finnish: Kemijoki) is a river in Republic of Karelia, Russia. It starts from Lake Lower Kuyto and flows through a number of lakes into the White Sea. It is 191 kilometres (119 mi) long, and has a drainage basin of 27,700 square kilometres (10,700 sq mi). There is a cascade of 5 hydroelectric power plants. The town of Kem is located in the mouth of the Kem. Tributaries: Chirka-Kem, Okhta, Kepa, Shomba.
|• location||Lake Lower Kuyto|
|• elevation||100 m (330 ft)|
|Length||191 km (119 mi)|
|Basin size||27,700 km2 (10,700 sq mi)|
|• average||275 m3/s (9,700 cu ft/s)|